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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.lincolncoks.com/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>216 E Lincoln<br>Lincoln, KS 67455-2097<br>Phone: 785.524.4757&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has some cemetery, land and court records<br>and some local census records from 1913; <br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and naturalization records&nbsp;1870; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1870<br>and military discharge records from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Kansas page 252, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.lincolncoks.com/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>216 E Lincoln<br>Lincoln, KS 67455-2097<br>Phone: 785.524.4757<br><br>County Clerk has some cemetery, land and court records<br>and some local census records from 1913.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and naturalization records 1870.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1870<br>and military discharge records from 1880. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Kansas page 252, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 00:26, 30 November 2012

Template:Kansas-stub United States  > Kansas > Lincoln County

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
216 E Lincoln
Lincoln, KS 67455-2097
Phone: 785.524.4757

County Clerk has some cemetery, land and court records
and some local census records from 1913.
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and naturalization records 1870.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1870
and military discharge records from 1880. [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Lincoln [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Lincoln

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Lincoln County was not organized until after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Lincoln County Obituary Index 1863-1879.  Web page provides the information to obtain a copy of the obituary.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Lincoln County Death Register, 1886-1989.  Index will provide:

  • Surname
  • Given Name
  • Month
  • Day
  • Year
  • Book and Page

Societies and Libraries

Lincoln Carnegie Library: Library holdings can be searched in Pathfinder Central. The library may have cataloged unique items related to genealogy and local history, in addition to published works for this area.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Kansas page 252, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).